200 Alabama Bicentennial

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Mississippian carved stone bowl

This stone bowl is carved in the shape of a bird-headed water monster and is attributed to the Late Mississippian Tradition. It was excavated in the Moundville, Hale County area by Clarence B. Moore in 1905.

Date: 1250-1500 circa
Repository: National Museum of the American Indian

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